Joe Reece founded Helena Capital, a merchant bank, in April 2015 and served as Chief Executive Officer until January 2017, and then again since October 2018. Mr. Reece also served as Consultant to BDT & Company, LLC from October 2019 to November 2021. He previously served as Executive Vice Chairman and Head of UBS Securities, LLC’s Investment Bank for the Americas from February 2017 to September 2018. Prior to that, he was at Credit Suisse from 1997 to 2015, in roles of increasing responsibility, including eventually serving as Global Head of Equity Capital Markets and Co-Head of Credit Risk. His prior experience includes practicing as an attorney for ten years, including at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Reece has been a member of the board of directors of Compass Minerals, Inc. since 2019 and has been Chairman since May 2021. He also previously served as a member of the board of directors of UBS Securities, LLC, of Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. and its predecessor company, Boxwood Merger Corp., of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc., of RumbleOn, Inc., of CST Brands, Inc., and of LSB Industries, Inc.
Wednesday June 15, 2022
Merger Special Meeting: The Final Hurdle to Approving a Business Combination
- Arbitrage investors and empty voting
- Advisory firm recommendations and timing
- Redemption levels and exchange listing requirements
- Compressed solicitation window to achieve required vote